Originally, Japanese Classical Bonsai Style portraits the beauty of nature in miniature. ‘Bonsai-B’ is an experimental approach to turn out a modern Bonsai style that portraits the beauty of spiritual accordance between human and nature in miniature.
With his installation ‘Bonsai-B’, Takanori Aiba is cultivating a modern Bonsai style by adding a theme of relationship between human and nature to a Japanese classical Bonsai style.
About the artist:
Takanori Aiba was born in 1953 in Yokohama, Japan. He studied Japanese traditional textiles and dyed clothing in Tokyo Zokei University. His first career as a freelance maze illustrator began 1978. His maze works were serialized in “POPYE” Japanese fashion magazine for 10 years. Aiba founded his own company ”Graphics and Designing Inc.” in 1981 and began to expand his career to a concept maker and art director for architectural spaces.